Kent’s first police commissioner Ann Barnes has announced her chief of staff - on a salary of £90,000.
Celebrate Independents' Month by shopping with local businesses, say traders in Maidstone.
A driver who ignored speed signs to overtake on a newly-laid road has been jailed after killing a man in a crash.
Peter Andre greeted fans at a Maidstone hotel last night. He has been staying in the town while he films 60 Minute Makeover.
Two men have been arrested in Maidstone on suspicion of possessing cannabis with intent to supply.
Hundreds walked in memory of loved ones for a picturesque pink charity day
Commuters and workers in West Malling need to be more sensible when using the village's car parking spaces, or risk being charged.
Snodland-based artist Keith Barrell stages his biggest display - even though he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's three years ago
A mum and her nine-year-old daughter will cut their long locks in support of children who have lost their hair through illness.
Lastest figures show 26, 600 people failed to show for cervical cancer check-up
A woman has been cut free from a car after her vehicle collided with an HGV.
Firefighters tackled a double shed fire in Cranbrook this afternoon.
Police find 100 cannabis plants in Wateringbury.
A terrified woman was forced to sit with a towel over her head while robbers ransacked a house... wrongly believing it to contain a safe.
A report originally promised in January and looking at how crime figures were recorded, is expected to be released today
A 29-year-old man has been remanded in custody today charged with attempted murder after a suspected hammer attack in Maidstone.
Children attending an out of school club in Coxheath are celebrating success following a glowing report from Ofsted.
A woman and child have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a head-on crash between a car and lorry near Cranbrook.
Livestock, camels, a Spitfire and some dancing sheep - this year's Kent County Show promises a packed programme
Kent County Council is investing in a scheme to eradicate loneliness among some of the most vulnerable in society
Officers investigating an assault in The Broadway also want to hear from anyone who saw an earlier incident in the High Street in Maidstone
A landlady was punched in the face and kicked in the groin when guests at a Christening reception in her pub began attacking her family.
More than 2,500 newts and tadpoles have been relocated from their motorway junction home to castle grounds... at a cost of more than £100,000.
Plans to build a new grammar school annexe in Sevenoaks have taken a fresh turn... after a rival school stepped in to offer places.
A lacrosse player who had a ball smashed into his testicles has the eye-watering injury to thank for saving his life - as it revealed he had cancer.
The stories making the headlines in this week's Kent Messenger
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